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25 pvdc howl from upper auger or upper motor

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by kenstogie, Oct 19, 2012.

  1. kenstogie

    kenstogie Feeling the Heat

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    So i swapped my auger motors and did ALLmaintenance and inpections and cleaning, even replaced some of the gaskets that needed it.

    Now when the upper auger motor turns on it will occasionally "howl" or "moan" about 2 or 3 seconds after the motor tirns on and lasts for about 2 to 4 seconds and goes away.

    It doesn't bother me but don't want to fry the motor or have it fail on a cold cold January evening.

    the auger bearings do have a grease fitting and i have not filled it.

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  2. stoveguy2esw

    stoveguy2esw Minister of Fire

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    might want to check the alignment , usualy that howl is a drag associated noise and over time it could stress the motor
  3. kenstogie

    kenstogie Feeling the Heat

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    how do i do that? shouldn't the alignment be set and automatic from the 4 bolts? thanks for the quick reply :)
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  5. kenstogie

    kenstogie Feeling the Heat

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    sweeeeet! thanks :) i will have this thing good as new.

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